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Warren resident named Associate Chief Nursing Officer at Hasbro Children's

“I just love the feeling that we’re making a difference,” McKeever said. “It’s corny but that’s why we become nurses.”
Warren to recognize two Memorial Day observances this weekend
Ceremonies will begin on Sunday, May 26 at 9:00 a.m. honoring a Vietnam Veteran, and continue at 7:45 a.m. on Monday, Memorial Day, … Read More
Around $1.4M left in ARPA funds for Warren
Following expenditures over the past couple of years, and three allocations during their most recent meeting, a little less than half … Read More
Tizzy K's ice cream coming to Warren to anchor new Main Street food spot
The former convenient store that has been vacant for years just outside of downtown Warren is about to be hopping with delicious … Read More
Text-based mental health counseling now available to Bristol Warren teachers
Students will also have access to the mental health services starting during the 2024/25 school year. Read More
Warren native who perished in Vietnam to be honored Sunday
Peter Fletcher was a direct descendant of Commodore Abbot, a hero of the War of 1812, a one-time commander of the U.S. Navy’s … Read More
Warren PD: Dog bites, a stolen car and four arrests
Warren police made four arrests between May 6-13, 2024. Read More
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A celebration of local museums is coming soon to Warren

Historic Warren, a collaborative of Warren’s museum and historical agencies, will celebrate Museum Day on Saturday, May 18, from 12 to 4 p.m. Local museums will open their doors to the public for exhibits, tours, and demonstrations.

Earth Day Cleanup and Nip Bottle winner postponed to April 27 after rain

The Warren Conservation Commission's annual Earth Day Clean Up and Nip Contest has been postponed to April 27 due to last Saturday’s rain.

Want to be a part of an historic conversation?

Free to the public, the conversation on declaring the ancestral native homeland of Sowams a National Heritage Area will be held twice: Tuesday, March 26 at 3:30 p.m. at the Seekonk Public Library, 410 Newman Ave., Seekonk; and Wednesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. at Mt. Hope Farm, 250 Metacom Ave., Bristol.
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Obituaries
Manuel Braga Manuel Braga, 87, of Pearse Avenue, passed away on May 21, 2024, at Newport Hospital. He was the husband of the late Maria Eduarda (Sousa) Braga. Born in Villa Franca do Campo, São Miguel, Azor
Ann Leary Ann Marie Leary, of Tiverton, RI, passed away at home on Friday, May 17th, 2024. She was the loving mother of Jessica (Daniel) Jackson of Middleboro, MA, and Dr. Joshua Morimoto of Cambridge, MA, and
Cecilia Perry (August 9, 1936 – May 16, 2024)|Cecilia ("Cece") Carolyn Perry, 87, a long-time resident of Bristol passed away peacefully on May 16, 2024. Cece was born (as a twin to sister Emily) on August 9,
Sports
Jackson, Silva, Deal win gold at Division Championships The Mt. Hope girls track team place third and the boys team placed eighth at the Eastern Division track championships at Barrington High School on Saturday. "The boys and girls had a great day …
Photos: A great day to play ball in Warren Opening Day for Warren Little League couldn’t have come at a better time in the midst of what has been a consistently rainy and windy spring.
Huskies’ lacrosse halts skid, buries Burrillville 11-2 Sophomores Charlie Knapman and Ben Browne each scored 4 goals as the Mt. Hope lacrosse team buried Burrillville 11-2 in a home game on Friday. The win halted a two game skid and evened their record …
Mt. Hope freshman tosses no-hitter in first ever start Trace Dubois wasn't even supposed to play on varsity his freshman year. He wound up accomplishing one of the sport's most coveted accolades on his very first start.
Opinion
Letter: Let’s work harder to find relief for taxpayers

Regardless of past mistakes, the town is at a critical point where decisions are being made that affect all of us.

Letter: How does the math on school bond debt work?

According to School District calculations, Warren’s share of the $200 million school building bond is 37.82% or $75,640,000.00. Based on the current budget and the audit report, how can this be accomplished?

Letter: It takes a village, and we're grateful for ours

We are thrilled to report that the response to our request for financial support was outstanding!

Letter: A note of appreciation for Warren's historic crosswalks

I extend my sincerest thanks to the Warren DPW for their dedication to maintaining and honoring our town's history.

Letter: Bridge barriers save lives

I applaud the Bristol Town Council for adopting the resolution to the General Assembly that supports this critical and life-saving action for all Rhode Islanders.

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